Openings & Closings: Say It Ain't So, Hubbell & Hudson
For those living in Spring and The Woodlands, this week brought sad news about two establishments. The first tale of woe concerns Koya Asian Kitchen in Spring.
In one of the saddest restaurant closing announcements we have seen, Koya Asian Kitchen posted on Facebook that the barely three-month-old restaurant was forced to close due to a sewage odor circulating thoughout the restaurant. The post explains how the restaurant lost customers because of the smell. Though the issue was being fixed, the loss of business forced the owners to close their business.
While Koya's closing brought disappointment to the Spring area, the announcement of Hubbell & Hudson Market's closing in March brought much disappointment to The Woodlands area. Kaitlin Steinberg reports that the market and cooking school will close, but the bistro and kitchen will remain open.
According to Steinberg, "An unnamed source provided CultureMap with documents showing that the grocery store has lost millions since it opened, and that consultants for the company did not believe it could compete with Whole Foods or nearby H-E-Bs." Head to Hubbell & Hudson to stock up on your favorite products before the market closes -- dry-aged beef, anyone?
Photo by Molly Dunn Bye-bye, Viking Cooking School at Hubbell & Hudson.
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